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Link R Trader Pro to Etrade


Hi All,

I’m interested in using R Trader Pro to auto trade through excel. Since I use Etrade, I was wondering if anyone knows if you can link excel and Etrade with R Trader Pro so that I can trade through Etrade but trigger buying/selling stocks through excel. I don’t want to invest anytime in learning the program if this isn’t possible. Thanks in advance for any insight into this.



Hello Brandon,
Thank you for your question.

As far as we know R Trader Pro connects to Commodity and Futures exchanges through the FCMs it has partnered with. We have not heard any connectivity via Etrade although from the Rithmic site it seems that they have connectivity to ARCA though some prop shops.

Since you are a stock trader, you may consider trading an instrument like the E-mini S&P or any of the stock indices such as emini Dow Jones, emini NASDAQ or emini Russell.

We would be more than happy to assist with a demo for R Trader Pro to explore whether your method works on the Futures instruments.

Thank you,
Optimus Futures Support